Monday, April 19, 2010

Jamaica facts and tips

Jamaica is the third-largest isle within the Caribbean located less than 500 km south west of the shoreline of Florida. Boasting rugged mountains, deep green jungles, crystal-clear shoreline caressed by the balmy breezes, reggae, luxurious dining and all-night partying, There are a number of things to see and do in Jamaica and if you are planning a vacation there you can plan your keep the following in mind to plan your itinerary.

Accommodation: You can stay in hotels, Jamaica accommodation rentals or all-inclusive resorts. Hotels will definitely provide you a comfortable stay but at the end of the day, hotels across the world offer the same sort of services so you won’t really be experiencing anything different. All-inclusive resorts, though expensive, save you the trouble of planning your own itinerary but will limit your choice of activity to what the resort in question has to offer. You can on the other hand, stay in Jamaica villas, cottages and apartments that combine the best of hotel comforts and services with the privacy and space that only a home can provide. Besides, you also have the opportunity to explore, experience and discover the island at your own pace and leisure.

Discover the culture: Jamaica gained its independence in 1962 after about three centuries of colonial rule. Today, 90% of the island’s population is black with a rich sprinkling of other ethnic groups comprising largely of Indians, Chinese, as well as Syrians all of whom have added colour to its rich cultural fabric.

Great outdoor activities: If you are in Jamaica, you have to experience the outdoors. The mountains, beaches, plains and plateau offer myriad of opportunities for activity including trekking, hiking, water hiking, and of course marine activities such as swimming, scuba diving, white water rafting, snorkelling, diving etc.

Sightseeing: Tourist activity in Jamaica is largely concentrated in and around Kingston, Negril, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and the various beaches that dot the island. There is no dearth of Jamaica villas, apartments and cottages in these towns and no matter what your taste and budget, you’ll find an accommodation to suit your taste and pocket.

1 comment:

Jamaican Villas For Rent said...

Hi Friends,

Jamaica is a tourist country. In fact, the biggest part of the country's economy is a tourist based. It is the perfect destination for a dream vacation. Thanks...